Home Improvement Programs and Other Community Resources
The City of Urbana has various home improvement programs available to income-qualified residents. Below is a brochure which explains the different programs that are available. For more information please contact the Grants Management Division at 217-384-2447.
Other resources available in the community to assist Urbana residents may be found in the Help Book, Community Resource Guide, or the phone book. The Help Book is a comprehensive directory of human and social services in Champaign County, maintained by Family Service of Champaign County. The Community Resource Guide is a quick reference guide that lists a variety of resources including support services and educational programs for families with young children in Champaign County, and is also available in Spanish. These resources may be found at http://www.helpsource.org/.
First Call for Help is a program of Family Service of Champaign County that provides assistance with finding community resources. They may be reached at (217) 352-6300 in the Champaign-Urbana area, or (217) 893-1530 in Rantoul & Northern Champaign County, through the Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County.
The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) Community Services Division is a Community Action Agency supporting the well-being and quality of life for at-risk, low-income, and underserved residents. They provide effective and meaningful services to increase self-sufficiency of these populations and are committed to efficient services through regional leadership in interagency cooperation. Information about the various services provided by CCRPC can be found at the following website: http://www.ccrpc.org/socialservices/index.php. Below is a brochure which explains the different programs available through CCRPC.